Frederic G. Sourgens

Washburn University - School of Law

1700 College Avenue

Topeka, KS 66621

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment

FDI PERSPECTIVES: ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT, K. Sauvant, L. Sachs, K. Davies, R. Zandvliet, eds., Vale Columbia Center, 2011
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden Law School, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Independent, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRNDuke University, Political Science, University of Michigan Law School, Autonomous University of Madrid, Independent, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, East-West Center, Drylands Research, United Nations, Independent, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective GoodsUniversity of Hamburg, Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School, Investment Division, OECD, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, School of Management, University at Buffalo (SUNY), University of Oklahoma, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, Heenan Blaikie LLP, McGill University - Faculty of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Boston University, University College London, American University - Washington College of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Washburn University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Independent
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International investment treaties and arbitration, national investment policies, emerging market investors

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Limits of Consent - Arbitration Without Privity and Beyond

Liber Amicorum Bernardo Cremades (Kluwer: 2010)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Michael D. Nolan and Frederic G. Sourgens
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Washburn University - School of Law
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public international law, international dispute resolution

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The Limits of Discretion? Self-Judging Emergency Clauses in International Investment Agreements

The Limits of Discretion? Self-Judging Emergency Clauses in International Investment Agreements, Yearbook of International Investment Law and Policy 362 (with Michael Nolan; Karl Sauvant ed.: Oxford University Press, 2011).
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
Michael D. Nolan and Frederic G. Sourgens
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Washburn University - School of Law
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investment law; international law; self-judgment; non-precluded measures

4.

Reason and Reasonableness in the Common Law

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Oct 2013
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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Reasonableness, jurisprudence, torts, negligence, utilitarianism, contracts, good faith, pragmatism, Habermas, Fourth Amendment, constructivism, Efficient breach, affirmative action, hard cases, Wittgenstein

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The Interplay between State Consent to ICSID Arbitration and Denunciation of the ICSID Convention: The (Possible) Venezuela Case Study

Transnational Dispute Management, September 2007
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Frederic G. Sourgens and Michael D. Nolan
Washburn University - School of Law and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
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international law, international arbitration, ICSID, law of treaties

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FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment, 2nd Edition

K. Sauvant and J. Reimer, eds., New York: Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, 2012
Number of pages: 282 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2018
Karl P. Sauvant, Jennifer Reimer, Todd Allee, Ilan Alon, Alice H. Amsden, Tadahiro Asami, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, Paul Barbour, Christian Bellak, Axel Berger, Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Subrata Bhattacharjee, Harry G. Broadman, Elizabeth Broomfield, Gert Bruche, Matthias Busse, John A. Cantwell, Aleh Cherp, Lorenzo Cotula, Nandita Dasgupta, Kenneth Davies, Alexandre de Gramont, Armand Claude de Mestral, Kabir Duggal, Persephone Economou, John Evans, David N. Fagan, Mark Feldman, Hermann Ferré, Daniel M. Firger, Daniel M. Firger, Veljko Fotak, Susan Franck, Kevin P. Gallagher, Nilgun Gokgur, Kathryn Gordon, Jose Guimon, Thilo Hanemann, Torfinn Harding, Jean-François Hennart, Seev Hirsch, Wing (Xiaoying) Huo, Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, Nathan M. Jensen, Lise Johnson, Thomas Jost, George Kahale III, Kalman Kalotay, Laza Kekic, John M. Kline, Charles Kovacs, Jürgen Kurtz, Jo En Low, Miguel Pérez Ludeña, Edmund J. Malesky, Edmund J. Malesky, Geraldine McAllister, William L. Megginson, Sophie Meunier, Michael Mortimore, Joel Moser, Michael D. Nolan, Peter Nunnenkamp, Terutomo Ozawa, Clint Peinhardt, Nicolás M. Perrone, Luke Eric Peterson, Mark Plotkin, Joachim Pohl, Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, Carlos Razo, Daniel Rosen, Martin Roy, Giorgio Sacerdoti, Giorgio Sacerdoti, Premila Nazareth Satyanand, Manfred Schekulin, Stephan W. Schill, Francisco Colman Sercovich, Arjen HL Slangen, Roger Smeets, Hans Smit, M. Sornarajah, Frederic G. Sourgens, Jonathan Strauss, Kenneth P. Thomas, Margo Thomas, Perrine Toledano, Julien Topal, Anne van Aaken, Anne van Aaken, Gus Van Harten, Daniel Villar, Sandy Walker, Mira Wilkins, Jason W. Yackee and Chen Zhao
Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Independent, Independent, University of Agder - School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Independent, University of Michigan Law School, Independent, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), University of Groningen, Heenan Blaikie LLP, World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Ruhr-University Bochum, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, Central European University, Independent, Independent, Columbia University, Independent, McGill University - Faculty of Law, Independent, World Bank Group, Independent, Independent, Peking University School of Transnational Law, Independent, New York University School of LawColumbia Center for Climate Change Law, School of Management, University at Buffalo (SUNY), American University - Washington College of Law, Boston University, Independent, Investment Division, OECD, Autonomous University of Madrid, Independent, University of Oxford, Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management, Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management, Independent, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg, Independent, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Independent, Independent, Independent, University of Melbourne - Law School, Independent, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRNDuke University, Political Science, Columbia University, University of Oklahoma, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Independent, Independent, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, University of Kiel, East-West Center, University of Texas at Dallas, Escuela de Derecho, Universidad de Valparaíso, Independent, Independent, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, University College London, United Nations, Independent, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division, Bocconi University - Department of LawBocconi University - Department of Law, Independent, Government of the Republic of Austria - Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, University of Amsterdam, Independent, University of Amsterdam Business School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Management & Global Business, Columbia University - Law School, National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law, Washburn University - School of Law, Independent, University of Missouri at Saint Louis, Independent, Columbia University - Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, European University Institute - Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS), Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective GoodsUniversity of Hamburg, Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics, Independent, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin Law School and Independent
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Issues of Proof of General Principles of Law in International Arbitration

World Arbitration & Mediation Review, Vol. 3, Nos. 4 & 5, p. 505, 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Frederic G. Sourgens and Michael D. Nolan
Washburn University - School of Law and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
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international law, international arbitration, international adjudication

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Leviathan on Life Support? Restructuring Sovereign Debt and International Investment Protection after Abaclat

Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2011-2012, Oxford University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Michael D. Nolan, Frederic G. Sourgens and Hugh Carlson
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Washburn University - School of Law and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
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international law, sovereign debt, investment arbitration, arbitration

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The End of Law: The ISIL Case Study for a Comprehensive Theory of Lawlessness

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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jurisprudence; international law; ISIS

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Keep the Faith: Investment Protection Following the Denunciation of International Investment Agreements

11 Santa Clara Journal of International Law 335 (2013)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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international law, international investment law, law of treaties, unilateral acts, contract law, third party beneficiaries

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By Equal Contest of Arms, Jurisdictional Proof in Investor-State Arbitrations

North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 May 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2013
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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international law, international arbitration, international investment law, set aside of arbitral awards, annulment

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The Privacy Principle

Yale Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 30 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2017
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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International Law; Surveillance; Cyber Security; NSA

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Reconstructing International Law as Common Law

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2015 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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International Law; jurisprudence

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Decarbonization and the Energy Industry: An Introduction to the Legal and Policy Issues

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 20-9
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Tade Oyewunmi, Penelope Crossley, Kim Talus and Frederic G. Sourgens
University of Oregon - School of Law, The University of Sydney Law School, University of Eastern Finland - School of Law and Washburn University - School of Law
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Energy Law, Energy Policy, Energy Regulation, Gas and Electricity, Security of Supply, Sustainability, Renewable Energy, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Reliable Energy, Universal Energy Access, Decarbonisation

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Functions of Freedom -- Privacy, Autonomy, Dignity, and the Transnational Legal Process

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 48, (March 2015), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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international law, transnational law, transnational legal process, freedom, privacy, autonomy, dignity, Ukraine, Russia

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Law's Laboratory: Developing International Law on Investment Protection as Common Law

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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jurisprudence; investor-state arbitration; international investment law; precedent; international law; transnational law

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The Virtue of Path Dependence in the Law

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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jurisprudence

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Value and Judgment in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2018, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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Cyber-Nuisance

42 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 1005 (2021)
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 18 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2021
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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cyberspace, nuisance, general principles of law, diligence, Tallinn Manual 2.0

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Second Generation Development-Based Net-Zero Pledges as the Vehicle to Achieve Paris-Goals - The Vienna Briefs on Decarbonization, Energy & Development

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Nov 2021
Georgetown University Law Center, Washburn University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washburn University - Washburn University School of Law and Washburn University - Washburn University School of Law
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climate change, energy law, decarbonization, development, human rights, sustainable development goals, net zero pledges

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Climate Commons Law, The Transformative Force of the Paris Agreement

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 13 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2018
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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international law, international environmental law, unilateral acts

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Supernational Law

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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International Law; International Dispute Resolution; Investment Law; Investor State Dispute Settlement

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Comparative Law as Rhetoric: An Analysis of the Use of Comparative Law in International Arbitration

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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comparative law, international arbitration

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Positivism, Humanism, and Hegemony: Sovereignty and Security for Our Time

25 Penn. St. Int'l L. Rev. 433
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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international law

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The Vienna Briefs on Decarbonization, Energy & Development- An Introduction

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Nov 2021
Leonardo Sempertegui and Frederic G. Sourgens
Georgetown University Law Center and Washburn University - School of Law
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climate change, energy law, Paris Agreement, decarbonization, development

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The Paris Paradigm

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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international law, constitutional law, foreign relations law, environmental law, administrative law

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Paris Rulebook Stumbling Blocks - The Vienna Briefs on Decarbonization, Energy & Development (Brief 3)

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Nov 2021
Georgetown University Law Center, Washburn University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washburn University - Washburn University School of Law, Washburn University - Washburn University School of Law and Washburn University - Washburn University School of Law
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International law, climate change, energy transition, sustainable development goals, climate finance, carbon markets

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Diligent Zero

SMU Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Sep 2021
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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energy law, climate law, environmental law, diligence, international environmental law,

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A Parisian Consensus

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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climate change, energy, energy law, international environmental law, Paris Agreement, Washington consensus

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States of Resistance

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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foreign relations law, federalism, constitutional law

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Curious Unilateralism

13 Federal Courts Law Review 113 (2021)
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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Legal theory, constitutional law, adjudication, unilateralism

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The Dark Sun Network

University of Colorado Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Apr 2022
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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geo-engineering, solar radiation management, energy transition, energy law, climate change, environmental law, international environmental law, National Environmental Policy Act

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Geo-Markets

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 Apr 2021
Frederic G. Sourgens
Washburn University - School of Law
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climate change, geo-engineering, carbon capture, carbon removal, solar radiation management,